Job Shadowing

Provided by Direct English:
Entry level:Intermediate (B1)
Course duration:2 weeks
Total input:40 hours + extra activities
Maximum Class Size: 12
Course Start Dates: (Flexible) –  ( Full time or Part time Options)

Overview

Job shadowingGroup sizeStart datesCourse lengthMinimum English levelIdeal for

20 hours per week – intensive training plus a social programme;

 

Minimum  10 people

 

 

Any Monday – with a 2 weeks’ notice

2 weeks – 40 hours +extra activities

 

B1/B2

 

Overseas teachers; primary, secondary or higher education teachers

Notes:

Preferred subjects for job shadowing should be indicated at least 2 weeks before arrival

 

Teachers are advised to take a placement test in their home country or deliver a copy of an English language exam taken recently (if any)Accommodation with a host family or private house accommodation can be arranged by the school for groups.

Additional social and cultural activities available upon request;

2 -3 evenings

after 6.00pm

Recommendation: Teachers at B1 level should take at least 1 week preparatory course of General English with native speakers at Direct English.Teachers will gain comprehensive knowledge and on -the -job training in different educational institutions in Cork.

Timetable (sample)

Total hours of job shadowing per week: 20

Social programme: 2-3 evenings

WEEK 1
 TimeMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
Morning9.00am -1.00pm9.00am -1.00pm9.00am -1.00pm9.00am -1.00pm9.00am -1.00pm
Lunch  break1.00pm-2.00pm1.00pm-2.00pm1.00pm-2.00pm1.00pm-2.00pm1.00pm-2.00pm
Afternoon2.00pm -6.00pm2.00pm -6.00pm2.00pm -6.00pm2.00pm -6.00pm2.00pm -6.00pm
Evening social programme – available activities – (please pick 2-3) and preferred days

Irish poetry evening

6.00pm-7pm

Irish music

6.00pm-7pm

Culture & heritage evening

6.00pm-7pm

Food evening

6.00pm-7pm

Cinema evening

6.00pm-7pm

For teachers who are free in the afternoon we can arrange a tour of Cork City or a visit to the Shandon Bells.

Saturday – It’s also possible to organize a full day trip e.g. to Killarney, Blarney or Cobh – only €35 per person.

WEEK 2
TimeMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
Morning9.00am -1.00pm9.00am -1.00pm9.00am -1.00pm9.00am -1.00pm9.00am -1.00pm
Lunch  break1.00pm-2.00pm1.00pm-2.00pm1.00pm-2.00pm1.00pm-2.00pm1.00pm-2.00pm
Afternoon2.00pm -6.00pm2.00pm -6.00pm2.00pm -6.00pm2.00pm -6.00pm2.00pm -6.00pm
Subjects that teachers most frequently choose from are:
·English
·Home Economics
·Mathematics
·Business Studies & Accountancy
·French, German, Spanish & Italian
·Physics, Chemistry & Biology
·History
·Geography
·Music
·Art

For further information contact +353 21 2411 131 or email info@directenglishireland.ie